Radikal - Turkey’s leading petrochemical producer Petkim is continuing its facility upgrades after its privatization. A meeting has been held to inform the public about the facilities to be added to its port in Aliaga, Izmir.
According to the information given in the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report, Petkim is making the pier 2.5 times longer and its load capacity 4.5 times greater with its USD 420 million investment. The first phase of the construction will start in 2011 and end in 2015. 500 people will be employed during the construction works, while 260 people will be recruited once it has been commissioned.